Environmental Advisory Councils are established at the local level, as provided by state law, to advise municipal governments on issues such as: Identifying environmental problems;
- Identifying environmentally sensitive areas such as flood-prone areas, swamps, and other unique natural areas;
- Making recommendations for the most appropriate use of open land;
- Developing Open Space plans and programs;
- Recommending and assisting in developing projects to protect the environment; and
- Promoting community environmental programs.
The following list shows Environmental Advisory Councils and committees that play a parallel or similar role:
Lehigh County: Alburtis Borough, City of Allentown, City of Bethlehem, Emmaus Borough & Upper Milford Township, Heidelberg Township, Lower Macungie Township, Salisbury Township, South Whitehall Township, Upper Saucon Township, Weisenberg Township, Whitehall Township.
Northampton County: City of Bethlehem, Bushkill Township, City of Easton, Lower Mount Bethel Township, Lower Nazareth Township, Lower Saucon Township, Moore Township, Palmer Township, Plainfield Township, Upper Mount Bethel Township.
Berks County: District Township, Hereford Township, Longswamp Township, Pike Township, Washington Township.
Bucks County: Buckingham Township, Doylestown Township, Durham Township, New Britain Township, Nockamixon Township, Plumstead Township, Solebury Township
For up-to-date contact information, check with your local government or the EAC Network.